Biden elevates science adviser to the cabinet and picks Eric Lander, director of the Broad Institute, for the post. Lander is president and founding director of the Broad Institute at Harvard University and the Massachusetts Institute of Technology.
The AAAS already allowed this kind of immediate author-initiated sharing, sometimes called green open access, but its terms stated that the manuscripts could be shared only on personal or institutional web pages, and couldn't be redistributed.
In choosing the green route, the nonprofit AAAS (which also publishes'ScienceInsider) deliberately chose not to expand its use of the so-called gold open-access business model, under which authors pay a fee to make a paper's final,
Toxic compounds in tobacco leaves fend off tobacco hornworms but can also be harmful to the plant if they accumulate. Plants make a variety of molecules that serve to protect them against hungry insects. Li et al.
The group's observations, published online by The Lancet on 24 January 2020, were the first dispatch from the clinical front lines of the COVID-19 pandemic and gave clinicians around the world a detailed picture of what to brace for as the virus,
We are currently faced with the question of how the CoV-2 severity may change in the years ahead. Our analysis of immunological and epidemiological data on endemic human coronaviruses (HCoVs) shows that infection-blocking immunity wanes rapidly,
Hard disks and optical drives store gigabits of digital data at the press of a button. But those technologies'like the magnetic tapes and floppy drives before them'are apt to become antiquated and unreadable when they are overtaken by new technology .
Editor's note: Find the latest COVID-19 news and guidance in Medscape's ' Some Trump administration appointees have resigned in protest of the riot at the US Capitol building, but US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) Commissioner Steve Hahn, MD,
From backyard astronomy to birding, amateurs have been busy collecting data 'and making real discoveries. On a cold night in November, I bundled up in my coat and hat and gloves, and lugged a telescope into the backyard.
It is difficult to count demons. In the Gospel of Mark, when Jesus meets a man on the far side of the Sea of Galilee who is possessed, he asks the demon to identify itself. It replies: 'My name is Legion, for we are many.' But how many?
As a U.S. government agency, NSF was created in 1950 to support research that benefits America's health, security, prosperity, and welfare while ensuring that its scientific infrastructure and workforce remain strong.